Category Archives: 2016-17

Marcovaldo

Using the text Marcovaldo we split the text into various sections and used this as a basis for our short film.       Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton  

Marcovaldo

Using the text Marcovaldo we split the text into various sections and used this as a basis for our short film.       Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton  

Traces

Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Traces

Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Free city poetry – Collapsed veins

This poem shows the darker side of the canal it depicts a drug addict who would inhabit the hidden spaces within the canal. Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Free city poetry – Collapsed veins

This poem shows the darker side of the canal it depicts a drug addict who would inhabit the hidden spaces within the canal. Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Free city- Poetry

Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Free city- Poetry

Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Boundaries

We started to define the spaces into different boundaries, the canal has different forces dictating the views from the canal into the city. We separated these into three categories, the views effected by nature, exposed views of the city and

Boundaries

We started to define the spaces into different boundaries, the canal has different forces dictating the views from the canal into the city. We separated these into three categories, the views effected by nature, exposed views of the city and

Tensions

  The following sketch depicts the tension between the curated landscape against the industrial capitalist and the organic nature landscape claiming the canal.   Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Tensions

  The following sketch depicts the tension between the curated landscape against the industrial capitalist and the organic nature landscape claiming the canal.   Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Layers of the city

The map shows the layers of the city against the canal, the layers in this image is split into 3 sections.   Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Layers of the city

The map shows the layers of the city against the canal, the layers in this image is split into 3 sections.   Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Location map

The image below shows the location of the canal we explored.   Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Location map

The image below shows the location of the canal we explored.   Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Canal walks

We walked through the canal taking in all the senses; touch, smell, and sounds walking into areas where people had left traces behind. We viewed the city from the canals perspective and recorded the traces left behind of those who

Canal walks

We walked through the canal taking in all the senses; touch, smell, and sounds walking into areas where people had left traces behind. We viewed the city from the canals perspective and recorded the traces left behind of those who

Free City-Poetry & Architecture

Differents methods have been used to explore the canal, photos, videos, sketches and now sections. The sections permit to clearly see the space around, the space is not distorted by any perspectives and help us to be more precise about

Free City-Poetry & Architecture

Differents methods have been used to explore the canal, photos, videos, sketches and now sections. The sections permit to clearly see the space around, the space is not distorted by any perspectives and help us to be more precise about

Knowledge Exchange @ Make Architects

Great meeting with John Prevc from Make Architects; his knowledge on co-operatives was invaluable. Some great ideas to put forward to my practice as part of my Knowledge Exchange project.  SH

Knowledge Exchange @ Make Architects

Great meeting with John Prevc from Make Architects; his knowledge on co-operatives was invaluable. Some great ideas to put forward to my practice as part of my Knowledge Exchange project.  SH

Expanded City V&A Retrospective

This is a repost of something originally posted on the separate Modern Gazetteer blog (found at http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk), however given the projects recent realisation of an exhibition shining a spotlight on Birmingham’s lost modernist past it seems timely to repost… As

Expanded City V&A Retrospective

This is a repost of something originally posted on the separate Modern Gazetteer blog (found at http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk), however given the projects recent realisation of an exhibition shining a spotlight on Birmingham’s lost modernist past it seems timely to repost… As

100 Stories Jewel in the Crown: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Visit

After a tour of the gallery and exploring the story options and spaces for the exhibitions we decided as a group on ‘The Jewel in the Crown’. We chose this story from the others because of the interest the group accumulated towards

100 Stories Jewel in the Crown: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Visit

After a tour of the gallery and exploring the story options and spaces for the exhibitions we decided as a group on ‘The Jewel in the Crown’. We chose this story from the others because of the interest the group accumulated towards